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Tabernacle, New Jersey: Emilio Carranza Crash Monument Team Field Report

Carranza Memorial

Carranza Rd, Tabernacle, NJ
Take Hwy 70 to Red Lion Circle (US Hwy 206) and turn south on US Hwy 206. After one mile turn left onto Carranza Rd. Drive for about nine miles, into Wharton State Forest and past the teen boot camp. The Memorial will be visible on the right, in a clearing in the trees.
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Carranza Monument.

Emilio Carranza Crash Monument

A lonely pillar marks the spot where "the Lindbergh of Mexico" crashed and died in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Report... [07/06/2008]

Carranza plane strut.

Tabernacle, New Jersey - Carranza’s 80th - Flight from Obscurity?
Carranza Crash Monument: This year we made it out to the anniversary event at the otherwise lonely Emilio Carranza Crash Site Memorial on Saturday afternoon, July 12, 2008. Ever since the "Lindbergh of Mexico" went down in Tabernacle, NJ in 1928, Mount Holly American Legion Post 11 has conducted an annual ceremony to honor and remember him. [07/12/2008] Complete Story...

Video of 80th anniversary of the Carranza crash.

Tabernacle, New Jersey - 80th Annual Memorial Service - July 12, 2008
Carranza Monument:

A large turnout, Carranza relatives, and an elaborate program marked the 80th year anniversary of Emilio Carranza's fatal crash.

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Emilio Carranza Crash Monument.

Emilio Carranza Crash Monument

I can't wait to go back in July for the crash anniversary celebration.

[Kathie, 11/24/2020]

The official gathering of Carranza fans occurs on the Saturday closest to July 12th.

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